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Archive - Jan 2014

January 16th

January 16, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

January 16, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* 9 & 10 grade Girls Basketball vs. Holdrege in Broken Bow at 6:00pm
* 9 & 10 grade Boys Basketball vs. Holdrege in Broken Bow at 7:30pm

Community Events:
* No events scheduled today

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:

*No meetings or conferences today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 15th

January 15, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

January 15, 2014

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* A-M Prom Basketball Tournament Deadline
* Horizon Ag & Grantzinger Seed Ag Expo in Merna from 10am to 5pm

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:

*No meetings or conferences today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 14th

BREAKING NEWS: City Administrator terminated

January 14, 2014

Councilman Cody Schmick called it “one of those items we would just as soon not have to do”, before announcing that City Administrator David Varley was being let go. The announcement came at Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting, and was the last item on the agenda. Schmick announced that the Council “has decided not to renew David’s contract.”

No details for Varley’s termination were given by the Council during the meeting. His last day with the City will be Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.

January 13th

Governor and AG propose 'earned time' law

January 13, 2014

LINCOLN - - Today, Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning announced new legislation requiring inmates convicted of the most violent crimes in our state to earn a reduction in a prison sentence rather than receive it automatically. Instead of "good time" credit, Gov. Heineman and Attorney General Bruning are offering the idea of "earned time" credit.

Basketball results from the weekend

January 13, 2014

Area teams - Jan. 11, 2014 - Saturday's Scores

BOYS BASKETBALL
Broken Bow 61 - Gibbon 53
Humphrey St. Francis 55, Burwell 51
Ord 75, CWC 28
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 49, South Loup 39

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Broken Bow 46, Gibbon 28
CWC 58, Ord 45
Ravenna 47, Ansley-Litchfield 34
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 39, South Loup 34
Wallace 63, Mullen 56

Area Teams - Jan. 10, 2014 - Friday's Scores

BOYS BASKETBALL
Anselmo-Merna 61, Twin Loup 36
Arcadia-Loup City 52, Adams Central 42
Axtell 60, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 49
Broken Bow 54, Holdrege 41
Ord 56, Gibbon 54

January 10th

Margaret Brass, 95

January 10, 2014

Margaret Adelia (Smith) Brass, age 95, of Lexington, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Plum Creek Health-care Community.
Marge, as she was known, was born Feb. 17, 1918, in Sargent, to Albert and Adelia (Sullivan) Smith. She graduated from Sargent High school in 1935. She attended Kearney State College to obtain a teaching certificate and taught at Round Valley rural school near Sargent.
She was married to Loren Brass Sept. 22, 1938, in Sargent. To this marriage were born William Loren Brass, Robert Garold Brass, Trudy Ann Brass and Thomas Anthony Brass.

Dorothy Adams, 85

January 10, 2014

Dorothy Adams, age 85, of Mason City, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Baptist Church in Mason City with the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Burial was in the Mason City Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Adams was born March 22, 1928, near Mason City, to James and Olive (Crosley) Schall. She attended Basin School and graduated from Mason City High School in 1946. She was married to Glenn W. Adams Feb. 8, 1948, in Broken Bow.

Billy B. Day, 86

January 10, 2014

Billy B. Day 86, of Loup City, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at St. John's Good Samaritan Society in Kearney. Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City with J.H. Schroeder, Doug DeNeui and Darrell Holzinger officiating. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City with military honors by the Loup City American Legion Post 48. Higgins Funeral Home
in Loup City was in charge of arrangements. Memor-ials are suggested to the

Mora Jo Sanders, 91

January 10, 2014

Mora Jo McIntyre-Sanders, 91, went to be with the Lord on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013.
Anyone who knew Jo would share a memory - her smile and her laugh. Jo’s smile was beautiful and her laughter frequent.
Jo was born on a ranch in South Dakota to Loleta and Garland McIntyre in 1922. Two years later, she was joined by a brother, Bob. She loved her family dearly and for a lifetime.

Dorothy Wilson, 94

January 10, 2014

Dorothy Wilson, 94, of Topeka, Kan., passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at McCrite Plaza Retirement Community. She was born Sept. 1, 1919, to Clarence M. and Ruth (Jarvis) Thompson in a sod house on her grandparent’s homestead south of Brewster.
Eight of her growing-up years were spent on what is now known as Pressey Park, south of Broken Bow.
She attended grades 7-9 in Broken Bow, and 10-12 in Oconto. After graduating from Oconto High School in 1936, she attended Kearney State Teachers College.

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